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[audio][top-86] DropouT - RMX
Dropout.....the remix album
Keywords: Dropout
Downloads: 126
[audio]Dropout - Dropout [top-45]
The essential nature of music itself, beautifully prepared and arranged as a piece of sublime and subtle ambient. Tremendous aural experience, leading to the realm of inconscient and dim acoustic recollections and perceptions.
Keywords: Dropout
Downloads: 34
[audio][top.91] - DropouT - Кого ты любишь сегодня
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Keywords: Dropout
Downloads: 130
[audio]dropouT-Sleeping_pills - dropouT
Elegant and mesmerizing sound, meditative and soulful combination of abstract bytes and glitches, minimalistic ambient scenes and fluffy melodies from the most abandoned corners of your imaginative sonic universe: lonely and tasteless clubbing midnight mayhems and ethereal wildlife field recordings, troubled slumber of lone park ranger and surrealistic piano fantasies blissed out in the middle of nowhere.
Keywords: dropouT
Downloads: 38
[audio][top-99] DropouT - Kaleidoscope - dpt
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Keywords: dropout
Downloads: 84
[audio]Dropout- feetMIXES 2 trax
Dropout- feetMIXES 2 trax
Keywords: dropout motor
Downloads: 104
[audio]Breaking the Mold - Dropout Year - WCHS Overflow Radio
Breaking the Mold interviews Dropout Year
Keywords: dropout year
Downloads: 37
[audio]Dirt Bike/ Grave Yard / UFO - Paul Bearer
Ambient Night
Keywords: leather; dropout; dead; extraterrestrial
Downloads: 70
[audio]Dropout - "4" [top-61]
DropouT-the fourth album DropouT-DropouT DropouT-Telephone station breakdown DropouT-Sleeping pills
Keywords: DropouT; ambient; collage
Downloads: 89
[audio]DropouT - "Sleeping pills" [top-50]
Elegant and mesmerizing sound, meditative and soulful combination of abstract bytes and glitches, minimalistic ambient scenes and fluffy melodies from the most abandoned corners of your imaginative sonic universe: lonely and tasteless clubbing midnight mayhems and ethereal wildlife field recordings, troubled slumber of lone park ranger and surrealistic piano fantasies blissed out in the middle of nowhere...
Keywords: dropouT; ambient; collage
Downloads: 101
[movies]When I'm old enough ... goodbye. - New York (State). State Employment Service.; Louis De Rochemont Associates.
A dramatization about a likable and ambitious teen-age boy who quits school to get a job. Portrays his joys, frustrations, and gradual disillusionment. Credits: Producer, Louis de Rochemont III; director, Karl Genus. Performer(s): Barry Primus, Anne Dee, Camillo Carrau. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: dropout; teen; high school
Downloads: 2,577
[texts]ERIC ED273872: Dropout Prevention through Alternative High Schools: A Study of the National Experience. - ERIC
This paper presents a synthesis of the literature reporting the experiences nationally of alternative schools, particularly in the realm of preventing school dropouts and reaching those who have already left school. Characteristics of alternative schools are described, including structure, reputation, and purposes. The dropout problem is discussed, including dropouts' dislike of school, indicators associated with potential dropouts, and potential dropouts' discipline problems...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Nontraditional Education; Potential Dropouts
[texts]ERIC ED306681: Power, Responsibility, Control, and Accountability: A Case Study of Decision Making in an Implementation Effort in a City School District. - ERIC
The purpose of this study was to identify the factors and data that influenced the key implementation decisions of a ninth-grade dropout intervention program in a large urban high school in 1987-1988. The school district was composed of 12 high schools, 15 middle schools, and 48 elementary schools, and served approximately 40,000 students. Data findings are divided by topic headings in the following manner: (1) information needs of the administrator/pilot facilitator and others responsible for m...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Decision Making; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Grade 9; High Schools; Intervention; Urban Schools
[texts]ERIC ED299475: Dropping Out of School. Executive Summary. - ERIC
This document presents the executive summary of a research project undertaken to provide a national overview of the dimensions of the dropout problem, focusing specifically on gender differences; and to identify strategies that are being used to address the dropout problem, assess effectiveness of these strategies, and suggest ways that these strategies could be implemented elsewhere. It describes a research review and site visits to nine dropout programs...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Research; Elementary Secondary Education; Program Design; Program Effectiveness
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[texts]ERIC ED316228: Anmerkungen zum Studienabbruch (Some Remarks about Students' Dropout). ZIFF Papiere 73. - ERIC
This article presents reflections on the high dropout rate at distance education universities in general and at the FernUniversitat in particular. The introduction outlines four reasons why the dropout rate should not be as high as it is. The first chapter--on general aspects--addresses problems of definition of dropout, the astounding differences in dropout rate in various countries, the significance of the dropout rate for the student and the university, and obscurities and absurdities in drop...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Distance Education; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Foreign Countries; Higher Education
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED352566: Dropout and Migration Statistics: District of Columbia Public Schools, School Year 1989-90. - ERIC
These dropout and migration statistics were compiled during the first year of implementation of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) dropout tracking and database system. These data were collected, primarily, to determine the number of students leaving the DCPS before graduation who did not re-enroll in another educational institution. However, the tracking procedures also permitted other migration statistics to be compiled...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Secondary Education; Secondary School Students; Student Attrition
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[texts]ERIC ED299477: Dropping Out of School. Volume I: Causes and Consequences for Male and Female Youth. - ERIC
In late 1986, the United States Department of Education contracted with Pelavin Associates to conduct a study of the dropout problem in the United States. The research project was undertaken to provide a national overview of the dimensions of the dropout problem, focusing specifically on gender differences; and to identify successful or effective strategies for serving dropout-prone youth and school dropouts...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Elementary Secondary Education; Sex Differences
[texts]ERIC ED277786: Effective Dropout Prevention: An Analysis of the 1985-86 Program in New York City. Report No. 3, Dropout Prevention Series. - ERIC
The State-funded Attendance Improvement/Dropout Prevention program and the City-funded Dropout Prevention Program distributed over $30 million to the New York City Board of Education in 1985-86. This document is a summary report of an analysis of program implementation in the schools receiving these funds aimed at better understanding of political and organizational requirements for successful implementation...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Educational Improvement; High Schools; Program Effectiveness
[texts]ERIC ED306699: Strategies for Financing State Dropout Programs. Youth At Risk. - ERIC
This paper, the second in an Education Commission of the States (ECS) series, focuses on the planning and financing of dropout prevention programs. Designed as a resource guide, the paper consists of three parts. The first section presents questions asked by policymakers, discusses the process of determining the resources required, and suggests actions to take to ensure a match between programmatic requirements and funding strategies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Change Strategies; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Educational Finance; Elementary Secondary Education; High Risk Students
[texts]ERIC ED324152: Public School Dropouts: A Contextual Approach. Occasional Paper Series: No. 5. - ERIC
This paper examines existing research regarding the problem of school dropouts. It examines the historical context of the problem and discusses current definitions and methods for identifying dropout characteristics and computing dropout rates. Few incentives exist for accurate record-keeping on dropouts. School finances are often linked to attendance reports, a circumstance that creates a conflict of interest for schools and administrators...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Role; Data Collection; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Elementary Secondary Education; Public Schools; Recordkeeping; Research Problems; School Role; Withdrawal (Education)
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[texts]ERIC ED301951: A Resource Manual for Dropout Prevention and Recovery Programs. - ERIC
The main purpose of this document is to facilitate the reduction of the Georgia dropout problem by promoting collaboration and networking among educators, school administrators, and program directors. The information presented in this manual reflects the unique needs and goals of the State of Georgia. Nine sections comprise this text, which includes a statement of the problem nationwide, elements of successful dropout programs, statement of the problem in Georgia, effective school climate progra...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cooperative Planning; Cooperative Programs; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Elementary Secondary Education; Student Alienation; Teacher Administrator Relationship
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[texts]ERIC ED333314: Cohort Dropout Study: 1989. Evaluation Report. - ERIC
A study of a cohort in the school district of Saginaw, Michigan was begun in Fall 1986. The primary aim of the study was to follow the students from the time they entered high school until they left, either by graduation, transferal, or termination. The specific cohort in the study was the 1986-87 sophomore class scheduled to be the graduating class of 1989. Of the student cohort, 55.6% graduated; 22% transferred; and 16.3% dropped out...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cohort Analysis; Demography; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Research; Dropouts; High School Students; High Schools
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED339092: Identifying Potential Dropouts. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
An overview of issues and problems in identifying and predicting dropouts is presented in this Digest. The topics discussed are as follows: factors associated with dropping out; defining and calculating dropouts; problems in prediction; the usefulness of current prediction models; and suggestions for improving prediction. The recommendation is made that educators not overlook the majority of potential dropouts who are not obviously "at risk." (9 references) (LMI)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Potential Dropouts; Prediction; Secondary Education; Student Attrition; Withdrawal (Education)
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[texts]ERIC ED311348: An Evaluation of Selected Procedures for Identifying Potential High School Dropouts. - ERIC
Many students who enter public schools leave without achieving what has become the expected minimum level of educational attainment, a high school diploma. The purpose of this study was to contribute to existing dropout-prevention research by identifying and validating reliable decision rules for differentiating actual dropouts from high school completers. A review of the literature resulted in the identification of 43 variables being used by different program personnel to identify the potential...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Research; High School Students; High Schools; Identification; Potential Dropouts; Predictor Variables; Research Methodology
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED313649: What Do We Know About North Carolina Public School Dropouts? - ERIC
The 1983 North Carolina Dropout Study and the 1988 North Carolina Follow-Up Dropout Study were conducted to provide baseline dropout data for North Carolina public high schools, to provide estimates of dropout rates, and to explore possible factors contributing to a student's decision to leave high school. The results of the 1983 study indicated that 26 to 28 percent of North Carolina public school ninth-graders did not graduate from a North Carolina public high school within the next 5 years...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Elementary Secondary Education; Graduate Surveys; Longitudinal Studies; Predictor Variables; Public Schools
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED349527: The Early School Leavers: Initial Survey. Report and Summary Report. Youth Transition into the Labour Market. - ERIC
The study of Youth Transition into the Labour Market (YTLM) began several years ago in the spring of 1987. The project consists of two parallel yet interrelated studies, one focusing on the full cohort of approximately 9000 Level III high school students in Newfoundland and Labrador at the end of the 1988-89 school year, and a second, which focuses on the full year cohort of 2109 students (grades seven to Level III) who dropped out of school between Easter 1987 and Easter 1988...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Employment; Foreign Countries; Secondary Education; Secondary School Students
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[texts]ERIC ED310501: Interventions with Students At-Risk for Dropping Out of School: A High School Responds. - ERIC
Dropout prevention has become a compelling priority for school personnel. But high school dropout research leaves many school variables largely unexamined. This study describes a staffing committee that had been established in a large urban high school during the 1986-87 school year and responded specifically to referrals of students who were considered to be at-risk for dropping out of school before graduation...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Failure; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; High Risk Students; High Schools; Intervention; Potential Dropouts; School Personnel
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED349530: Life after School: A Profile of Early Leavers in Newfoundland. Youth Transition into the Labour Market. Report and Summary Report. - ERIC
This project consists of two parallel yet interrelated studies, one focusing on the full cohort of approximately 9,000 Level III (Grade 12) high school students in Newfoundland and Labrador at the end of the 1988-89 school year, and a second, which focuses on the full year cohort of 2109 students (grades seven to Level III) who dropped out of school between Easter 1987 and Easter 1988. Nearly all of the participants in this survey had been out of school for 2 to 3 years...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Employment; Foreign Countries; Secondary Education; Secondary School Students; Trend Analysis
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[texts]ERIC ED297068: The Annual Dropout Report 1986-87. OEA Evaluation Report. - ERIC
Examination of dropout trends in New York City for 1986-87 reveals the following: (1) the annual dropout rate was 7.3 percent for the high schools, and 8.3 percent system-wide; (2) the estimated four-year dropout rate was 26.3 percent for the high schools, and 29.2 percent system-wide; (3) the 1986-87 four-year high school dropout rate was 6.2 percentage points lower than the 1984-85 rate, and 1.6 percentage points lower than the 1985-86 rate; (4) the 1986-87 four-year system-wide dropout rate w...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; High School Students; High Schools; Longitudinal Studies; Racial Differences; Urban Education
[texts]ERIC ED283899: Follow-Up of Early School Leavers from the Los Angeles Unified School District: Executive Summary. Publication No. 457. - ERIC
The goals of this study of early school leavers from 12 Los Angeles high schools were the following: (1) to discover whether the students were true dropouts or whether they were enrolled in some alternative educational program that might lead to a high school diploma; (2) to determine the reasons the students left school before graduating; (3) to explore ways of encouraging students to stay in school until graduation; and (4) to investigate ways of encouraging early leavers to return to high sch...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Attitudes; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropouts; Educational Environment; Employment Opportunities; High Schools; Low Achievement; School Holding Power
[texts]ERIC ED352567: Dropout and Migration Statistics: District of Columbia Public Schools, School Year 1990-91. - ERIC
This report presents statistics from the second year (1990-91) of the District of Columbia Public Schools' (DCPS) implementation of procedures to identify and track student dropouts. Other school "leaver" data was also collected. The primary data presented in this report focuses on secondary school dropouts (grades 7-12). However, cursory data is also presented for elementary students (grades 1-6) who were withdrawn from DCPS after extended absences and failure to return...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Elementary School Students; Elementary Secondary Education; Secondary School Students; Student Attrition
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED276782: Early School Leavers: High School Students Who Left School before Graduating, 1983-1984. Publication No. 459. - ERIC
The Los Angeles Unified School District has funded several innovative prevention/recovery programs to determine indicators that will help local schools identify the potential early leaver. This annual study for the 1983-84 school year examines the number of students in grades 10 through 12 who left school without a diploma. Findings cover all regular senior high schools, opportunity schools, and magnet school programs...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Programs; Dropout Research; Dropouts; High School Students; High Schools; Special Schools
[audio]hanoi Japanese teachers association ; April Arekore
We discussed measures to Drop-out.
Keywords: Japanese; Vietnam; teaching methods; Drop-out
Downloads: 9
[texts]ERIC ED307684: Structural Equation Modeling of Retention and Overage Effects on Dropping Out of School. - ERIC
This study addresses the effect that grade retention has on dropping out of school. A structural model was developed to test the effect of grade retention on dropping out while controlling for the effects of other possible mediating variables, especially achievement. This model with slight modifications was applied across four different school districts: Austin, Chicago, and two unnamed districts, one a high socioeconomic status suburban district in the Northeast, and the other a large urban dis...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Failure; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Programs; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Elementary Secondary Education; Grade Repetition; School Districts; Socioeconomic Influences; Underachievement
[texts]ERIC ED317638: New Initiatives in Dropout Prevention: Project GRAD Final Report 1988-89. - ERIC
The Austin (Texas) Independent School District (AISD) obtained federal grant funds for a school dropout demonstration assistance program, which began operating in 1988-89 as Project GRAD (Grant Research About Dropouts). Project components included the following: (1) piloting the use of dropout intervention specialists at 10 high schools; (2) improving procedures for identifying at-risk students; (3) evaluating the effectiveness of some of the District's dropout prevention programs; and (4) enhan...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Demonstration Programs; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Research; High Risk Students; High School Students; High Schools; Intervention; Program Effectiveness; Program Evaluation; Special Needs Students
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED325582: High School Dropouts: How Much of a Crisis? Backgrounder, No. 781. - ERIC
There is no need for costly new state or federal dropout prevention programs because 87.1 percent of youth now complete a high school education by age 24, nearly achieving President George Bush's goal of a 90 percent graduation rate by the year 2000. Calculations of high national and urban dropout rates based on the number of students who do not graduate by age 18 have resulted in a "phantom crisis." Reforms are needed that encourage greater parental school involvement and give students greater ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; High School Students; High Schools; Program Evaluation; Reentry Students; School Choice; School Holding Power; Urban Schools
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED365471: Reaching the Goals. Goal 2: High School Completion. Technical Report. - ERIC
Noting that a better grasp of the dynamics of student development is needed if dropout prevention is to move beyond temporary and usually tardy palliative programs, this report reviews current research on the factors that determine whether or not students will complete high school. It also suggests avenues of future research in order to yield the information necessary to reach National Education Goal 2, a 90 percent high school graduation rate in the United States...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disabilities; Disadvantaged; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Elementary Secondary Education; Graduation; High Risk Students; High School Students; School Effectiveness
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED311145: The Annual Dropout Report 1987-88. OREA Report. Accountability Section Report. - ERIC
Examination of dropout trends in New York City for 1987-88 reveals the following: (1) the annual dropout rate was 7.5 percent for the high schools, and 8.4 percent system-wide; (2) the estimated 4-year dropout rate was 26.8 percent for the high schools, and 29.7 percent system-wide; (3) the 1987-88 4-year high school dropout rate was 5.7 percentage points lower than the 1984-85 rate, 1.1 percentage points lower than the 1985-86 rate, and 0.5 percentage points higher than the 1986-87 rate; (4) th...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Programs; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; High School Students; High Schools; Longitudinal Studies; Racial Differences; Student Attrition; Urban Schools
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED311526: When I Was Young I Loved School: Dropping Out and Hanging In. - ERIC
Thirteen teenage editors of "Children's Express" investigated the dropout crisis by talking with teenagers who had quit school, with those who had returned to give it a second chance (back-to-schoolers), and with others who were fighting at all odds to hang in there (hangers-in). Hundreds of youth from five American cities--Newark, Boston, Kansas City, Dallas, and Oakland--were interviewed. Informal and tape-recorded discussions were conducted with groups of students as well as teachers and admi...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Attitudes; Dropout Attitudes; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Research; Elementary Secondary Education; National Surveys; Runaways; Student Attitudes; Teacher Attitudes; Youth Programs
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED370325: Are We Pushing Students in Special Education To Drop Out of School? - ERIC
This research summary examines the policies and issues that affect the school dropout problem among youth with disabilities. It clarifies the dropout problem, examines government and school policies that affect school holding power, and recommends responses. Information is based on a current dropout prevention research project, findings from five national education databases that include dropout statistics, and results of selected school district and university studies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disabilities; Discipline; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Educational Policy; Intervention; Parent School Relationship; Potential Dropouts; School Holding Power; Secondary Education; Special Education
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED320970: Female Dropouts: A New Perspective. - ERIC
Early socialization, cognitive differences, treatment by teachers, and curricular choices have a negative effect on both the self-esteem and academic achievement of young females. Program designers and policymakers should incorporate the following approaches into female dropout prevention programs: (1) academic encouragement; (2) counseling to improve female self-esteem; (3) coordination of services to meet females' academic and nonacademic needs; (4) bias-free interactions with teachers and adm...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Elementary Secondary Education; Females; High Risk Students; Program Descriptions; Program Development; State Programs
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED350778: A Summary of Research on School Dropouts and Implications for Special Education. Stay in School Initiatives, Book 1. - ERIC
This publication, the first in a series of three monographs on school dropout research, is designed to provide background information as a foundation for local programs planning throughout the Canadian provinces. Topics in this monograph include definitions of dropouts, characteristics of persons who drop out of school, factors that identify at-risk students, characteristics of programs or approaches that have met with some success in preventing at-risk students from leaving school before gradua...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Foreign Countries; High Risk Students; Intervention; Secondary Education; Special Education; Student Characteristics
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED338785: History of Dropout-Prevention Events in AISD: Executive Summary. - ERIC
This report presents major drop-out prevention events in the Austin (Texas) Independent School District (AISD) since these efforts were initiated in 1982 by the Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE). The following are the major findings of the report: (1) the ORE has been researching and studying the dropout problem since 1982-83, and the effort has grown with district initiative, community cooperation, and Federal funding; (2) the ORE developed a system for tracking dropouts in 1983-84 and ha...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Educational History; Educational Trends; Elementary Secondary Education; Institutional Role; School Districts; Urban Schools
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED295395: Special Education Dropouts. ERIC Digest #451. - ERIC
The problem of dropouts among special education students is summarized. After a brief overview of the problem, various studies are cited indicating a substantially higher incidence of dropping out of high school prior to program completion for handicapped than for non-handicapped students. Implications and recommendations for educational policy and practice are then considered. Among these are the need for early identification of dropout-prone students so that positive intervention can be implem...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disabilities; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Early Identification; High Schools; Individualized Education Programs; Intervention; Mild Disabilities; Remedial Instruction; Special Education
[texts]ERIC ED282948: Dropouts in America: Enough Is Known for Action. A Report for Policymakers and Grantsmakers. - ERIC
Dropouts are defined throughout this document (including in its graphic displays) as: early school leavers, expelled, intermittent learners, leftouts, pushouts, stopouts, suspended, and truants. Sufficient research has been done about school dropouts to begin a comprehensive solution. Schools and other institutions must mobilize the knowledge to devise ways of: (1) identifying at risk youth early in their school career, (2) intervening in their personal lives with a unique array of prevention se...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Research; Employment Problems; High Schools; Job Training; School Policy; State Agencies; Urban Education
[audio]School Dropout Rates / Hamlet
Dropping out of school can have dire impact on a student. It also impacts the school system and our community. How big is the problem posed by dropouts in our region, and what can be done? Experts join host Jeffrey Callison. How does an actor breathe life into these famous words that are mysterious, profound and cliched, all at the same time? Jeffrey talks with Cameron Crain, who's playing Hamlet this month for the Nevada Shakespeare Company...
Keywords: school dropout; Hamlet; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio
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[texts]ERIC ED274756: School Dropouts. The Extent and Nature of the Problem. - ERIC
The study provides an overview of what national surveys and the literature say about school dropouts, defined as persons who are neither enrolled in school nor high school graduates. For the last decade, the dropout rate for youth age 16-24 has remained roughly the same, about 13-14 percent. Hispanics, Blacks, and economically and educationally disadvantaged youth have a much higher dropout rate, as do those who are (1) pregnant, (2) two or more years behind grade level, and (3) from homes where...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Persistence; Continuation Students; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Programs; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; High School Students; High Schools; Potential Dropouts; Student Attrition; Withdrawal (Education)
[texts]ERIC ED273712: Reducing the High School Dropout Rate in California: Why We Should and How We May. - ERIC
This report on the high proportion (25 percent) of California high school students who drop out is divided into five major sections. The first discusses the historical shifts in reform efforts to address, alternately, "relevance" and "excellence." It finds that high school students are now more bored and apathetic than committed to excellence, but they stay in school for instrumental reasons: to get better jobs, to get into college, etc...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; Dropout Rate; Employment Opportunities; High Schools; Program Effectiveness; School Holding Power; Student Attitudes; Student School Relationship
[texts]ERIC ED317780: At-Risk Secondary Students and the Impact of Occupational Education. - ERIC
Estimates of the current national dropout rate during grades 9-12 ranged between 25 percent and 30 percent. Studies were undertaken to determine the characteristics of dropouts; the consequences of dropping out of school; and associations between dropping out and specific curricula, including the occupational curriculum. Because of methodological problems, some studies were inconclusive or suggested that the occupational education curriculum was more associated with dropping out than were the ge...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Career Exploration; Dropout Attitudes; Dropout Characteristics; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Research; Dropouts; High Risk Students; School Holding Power; Secondary Education; Success; Vocational Education; Work Study Programs
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED306529: High-Risk Students--Can You Keep Them in School? - ERIC
In light of the fact that students at risk of dropping out of school have become the focus of national attention, this paper examines one alternative program designed to work with a population considered to be at very high risk for dropping out. The population served by the School-Community Guidance Center (SCGC) in the Austin (Texas) Independent School District is described as consisting of those students who present with poor attendance patterns, minimal skills, problems with behavior, and som...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Dropout Prevention; Dropout Programs; High Risk Students; Potential Dropouts; Program Evaluation; Secondary Education
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